How to Change Discord Server Location (2020) – DISCORD TIPS

How to Change Discord Server Location (2020) – DISCORD TIPS

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By default, discord server location is already set while creating an account but still you should know how to change discord server location.

You may have moved to a new location or have lagged in a voice call which can be fixed by changing the discord server region.

Discord automatically chooses the best voice server for you, but you may try changing the server location but if it doesn’t work make sure you set to what it was before.


What is the Discord server location?

Whenever you create any server, discord automatically detects the closest location to get proper ping and response.

Discord has many servers where all the client information is saved and you must know closure you are to the discord server, lower your latency will be. Lower latency means a high-quality connection.

Still, Discord has given an option to manually change the location of the discord server which may help you to fix voice lag.



How to Change Discord Server location?

Changing the Discord voice server region is simple and easy to perform, but before changing server location you must be aware of the following points.

  • You must be the owner of Discord voice server for which you want to change the location
  • If you are not the owner, you must have Manage server permission enabled on your role.
  • You might not see a few options if you have none of the above permission or access. You can request Discord server owner for this permission


You can change the server location direct from your Discord voice server or even while on voice call.

Follow these steps to know how to change the discord server location


How to Change Discord Server Location from the server

STEP 1:- Open Discord dashboard and click on the server for which you want to change the location.

STEP 2:- Click on the drop-down located at the right-hand side of the server name, from the drop-down choose Server Settings.

Discord server settings
Discord server settings


STEP 3:- In the Server overview you will find Server Region which is on the right-hand side.


how to change discord server location
how to change discord server location


STEP 4:- All discord users from the US can choose the nearest server from US Central, US East, US South, and US West.

So, if you are in a state like Texas and Illinois than you can choose US Central. Do the same as per your location and choose the closest one.

STEP 5:- Click on  Save Changes  showing at the bottom of Discord.

Keep on changing the location and find out the best server giving lower latency. If you are having voice lag with the user from a different location you may choose any middle region.

Like if you live in US East and other people in the US West, and then you may try choosing the US Central region.


During the Voice call (Only for PC)

If you are in a voice call and want to change the location at the same time.

Locate to the right-hand side of the call screen where you will find region, click on the location, and choose the one which you want to.

Keep in mind if you have tried everything and nothing worked, don’t be frustrated possibly ask other users to do the same. You can share this article with them and can also take help of how to fix discord lag to improve the performance.

how to change discord server location
how to change discord server location



Where are Discord Servers located?

Discord users are now globally and currently, Discord servers are available on the following locations.

  • Brazil
  • Europe
  • Hongkong
  • India
  • Japan
  • Singapore
  • South Africa
  • Sydney
  • US Central, US East, US West, and US South

You can choose these locations whichever is closest to your physical presence to get the lower latency and best performance.

how to change discord server location
how to change discord server location


Does Discord show your location?

Discord does not show its users location and keep it hidden for much security purpose. Make sure you do not click on any link posted by someone with whom you are not familiar or know him.

We got a lot of feedback from discord users, telling us that people got to know about their location. The fact was they clicked a link that shared their location to the people who send the link.

Please do not click on such links as it can be a malware, virus, or any spyware through which your credentials can be compromised.


Does Discord record you?

Discord collects almost every information of its users through its communication platforms. All user data goes through with a Discord centralized server which is recorded.

Discord has clearly mentioned this on its privacy policy that it collects the following information

  • IP Address
  • Device UUID
  • Users e-mail address
  • Text Messages
  • Images
  • VOIP Data
  • Open rates for email



This article taught you how to change discord server location, discord server region, and Discord privacy.

Remember you have the option to change the discord server region manually as its already set by discord detecting the closest location.

You need to try several ways like changing your closest location and even do the same for others by sharing this article with your group.

Please let me know if you still have any other question in your mind related to Discord and leave your comment in the comment box with your feedback,

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Shahbaz Ahmad

I am Shahbaz, and by profession, I am a full-time Blogger and a YouTuber. I have done a master's in M.B.A and I love playing online games like PUBG and Valorant. I have a small family with my mom, dad, and a younger brother. My blogs and videos are on technology as I have experience and knowledge.

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